Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Crafty Secrets Altered Art

The beautiful stamps and paper on this card are by Crafty Secrets. The set, called Altered Art, would be perfect for those of you who like to do ATCs. I used three of the images from the set on this card, the face, the word ART, and the crown, there are lots of others to play with as well! Of course it was time for Almost Amethyst and Basic Black to make another appearance together! The three colors I never put away are AA, BB, and Chocolate Chip. They stay on my desk, and when they get low, I buy another package and put it right on my desk. Why bother with putting them away, when I use one of the three on almost every card. Is this a good thing? Bad thing? Am I married to my own stamping status quo? Are you married to your own stamping status quo?

Stamps~ Crafty Secrets: Altered Art
Paper~ AA, BB, Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink, watercolor, CS: Classics Pad
Ink~ Basic Brown
Goodies~ SU! Mat Pack (for piercing), Art Institute Glitter: Azure, ribbon, Bazzill Eyelets, patterned scissors, pop dots


Lauren said...

This is awesome. The layout is so unique.

Toni said...

This belongs as the opener for an altered book story ... my head is suddenly spinning with ideas. The flowery paper -- again, I love vintage wallpapers and that reminds me of some I saw in a house in North Carolina.

Challenge: set out 3 OTHER colors on your desktop [No, you don't have to put your mainstays away, though!] ... then see what happens with those other 3 colors staring at you. My inspiration board? I always hang something totally OUT OF MY NORMAL CREATIVE HEMISPHERE on it to jar & surprise my noggin' when I look at the board. Right now, I have a picture of a man, because I NEVER do anything with a guy in it ... or anything actually 'masculine'.

Also, my grandpa used to LOVE polka music and we always polka'd out in the yard at the farm, while the truck or tractor or whatever warmed up. Probably another reason why that Polish Festival attracts me!

toners said...

Carla, I got your beautiful card in the mail today!! Thank you so much for making me smile :)